Top 10 VFL/AFL Preliminary Final Crowds

Can Tigers And Pies Break Record?

Top 10 VFL/AFL Preliminary Final Crowds Image credit: AAP

The first preliminary final between Richmond and Collingwood at the MCG on Friday night is one of the most anticipated September clashes of all time.

Given they are not only the two biggest clubs in the AFL, but also two of the competition's biggest rivals, it is expected that over 100,000 fans will attend the grand final qualifier.

However, as big as the crowd will be, there's no chance it will break the preliminary final crowd record which was set back in 1970.

 

Top 10 VFL/AFL Preliminary Final Crowds

108,215 - Carlton v St Kilda (MCG) 1970

107,279 - Richmond v Collingwood (MCG) 1969

103,649 - Essendon v Geelong (MCG) 1968

102,494 - St Kilda v Richmond (MCG) 1971

99,203 - Carlton v Geelong (MCG) 1962

98,652 - Richmond v Collingwood (MCG) 1973

98,002 - Geelong v Collingwood (MCG) 2007

96,272 - Carlton v St Kilda (MCG) 1972

95,542 - Geelong v Carlton (MCG) 1967

95,386 - Essendon v Collingwood (MCG) 1965

 

Involvements

Carlton 4

Collingwood 4

Geelong 4

Richmond 3

St Kilda 3

Essendon 2

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